Pop Montreal Adds Tony Visconti, Murray A. Lightburn, Chali 2na, d'Eon
Published Jul 17, 2013Pop Montreal has unveiled a second wave of artists booked to, well, pop through town between September 25 and 29, with a few of the bigger names including production legend Tony Visconti and the Dears' Murray A. Lightburn.
Visconti, who has worked with the likes of David Bowie, Morrissey, T. Rex and Paul McCartney, will be taking part in the festival's Pop Symposium, where he will be "sharing stories and discussing music" at Société des arts technologiques.
As for Lightburn, he will premiere his electronic opera MASS:LIGHT on September 26, roughly a month after it arrives on LP on August 20.
Also new to the schedule is Montréal's d'Eon, who will support multimedia artist Cory Arcangel with keyboard music. Other recent adds to the fest include Jurassic 5's Chali 2na, Fat Tony, Patrick Watson, AroarA (Ariel Engle and BSS's Andrew Whiteman), Thus: Owls, the Barr Brothers, Alaclair Ensemble, Maica Mia, the Ensemble d'Ondes de Montréal, Radwan Ghazi Moumneh and Kristeen Young.
You can see all the updates, including additions on the art and film side of things, over here. You can also head there for ticket info.
As previously reported, this year's Pop Montreal also includes performances from The-Dream, Colin Stetson, Shuggie Otis, Local Natives, Wild Nothing, Tim Hecker, the Dodos, Dorothy Moore, Majical Cloudz, Julianna Barwick, and Portugal. The Man, among others.
For further ticketing and venue info on POP Montreal please visit here.